Medical Schools


Medicine at University of Swansea Medical School

Overview of Swansea Medical School


MBBCh Graduate-entry medicine at Swansea University Medical School is a fully independent four year course, primarily based in Swansea and South-East Wales, with the opportunity to undertake clinical placements across Wales. Swansea University Medical School was established in 2001 and already has an excellent reputation at home and overseas, not only for teaching but also research. It is a small medical school with around 100 spaces, so you will benefit from extensive contact with teaching staff and you will have contact with patients right from the start during the first semester.


Swansea Graduate medicine Course Structure

Phase I 

Learning Weeks (Case based, includes Integrated Clinical Method) Community-Based Learning (CBL) in General Practice for one day every fourth or fifth week

Phase II 

Case of the Week (Case Based Learning Weeks) Clinical Apprenticeships and Assistantships (Medicine, Surgery and Primary Care) (4-8) including 8 weeks in CBL Specialty Attachments Elective in Year 4 (5 Week Clinical Placement mostly taken overseas) Senior Assistantship / Shadowing period at end of Year 4 prior to F1

University of Swansea Medicine Entry Requirements


Minimum of C at GCSE Maths and English/Welsh

A Levels



Scottish Higher


Scottish Advanced



Swansea Medicine Admission Tests